Anthony J Foyt, Anthony J Foyt, A J Foyt, Anthony Joseph Foyt and Anthony Joseph Foyt are some of the alias or nicknames that Anthony has used. He raced stock cars in NASCAR and USAC. After multiple surgeries and months of physiotherapy he returned for the 1991 Indianapolis 500 and qualified second. He had to make up around 32 seconds on Gordon Johncock. So discussions ended and Foyt stayed with his reliable, well-sorted Offenhauser-engined roadster. The race took two days to complete when rain stopped the race on the 18th lap on the first day. Anthony Joseph Foyt Iii. His open wheel racing includes United States Automobile Club Champ cars, sprint cars, and midget cars. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. Foyt again had the car to beat in the 1972 Daytona 500, but this time succeeded in a dominant performance. Januar 1935 in Houston, Texas) ist ein ehemaliger US-amerikanischer Autorennfahrer. Foyt finished 30th, four laps behind winner Jeff Gordon. His open wheel racing includes United States Automobile Club Champ cars, sprint cars, and midget cars. In 1981, Foyt was involved in an accident at the Michigan 500 and nearly lost an arm. Only three drivers led during the race. He holds the USAC career wins record with 159 victories, and the American championship racing career wins record with 67. 1/43 Porsche RS 3.0 No.6 6th IROC Daytona 1974 Anthony Joseph Foyt (ミニカー) Spark model(スパークモデル) US147 ミニカーを通販で販売しています。 After retiring as a driver, he continued his involvement in racing as a car owner of A. J. Foyt Enterprises in the CART series, then the Indy Racing League (IRL) and NASCAR. Foyt won the 1971 and 1972 races at the Ontario Motor Speedway for Wood Brothers Racing. When Luyendyk entered victory lane after the race to confront TMS general manager Eddie Gossage about the finish uttering obscenities, an irate Foyt approached Luyendyk from behind and slapped and shoved him into a tulip bed (coincidentally given Luyendyk's Dutch nationality). He raced in each season from 1957–1992, starting in 374 races and finishing in the top ten 201 times, with 67 victories. Januar 1965 verunglückte Foyt beim Motor Trend 500 schwer, als er aufgrund eines Bremsdefekts seinen Wagen von der Strecke lenkte, um eine Kollision mit anderen Fahrzeugen zu verhindern. having a future as a driver. , From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, International Motorsports Hall of Fame Inductee, https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=A._J._Foyt&oldid=6788037, BLPs needing more sources from September 2012, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WorldCat identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. Champ Car-Einsitzer. The Foyts are also, via marriage, part of the ownership group of the Indianapolis Colts. He is also the godfather of driver John Andretti. He won the 1960 and 1961 Turkey Night Grand Prix, the first two years that it was held at Ascot Park. Foyt drove in the Indianapolis 500 for 35 consecutive years, winning it four times (the first of only three to have done so). Januar 2020 um 12:43 Uhr bearbeitet. Foyt won the Indianapolis 500 four times, in 1961, 1964, 1967 and 1977. Foyt – 1981 NASCAR Winston Cup Results", "A.J. Late in the 500, Foyt made a pit stop for fuel, but a refueling malfunction meant that he returned to the race without enough fuel to finish. Interests: Ranching, working on his bulldozers. In 1975 and 1976, Foyt won the Australian Speedcar Grand Prix at the Liverpool International Speedway in Sydney when the speedway had an asphalt surface. Foyt was born in Houston, Texas, to Anthony (Tony) Foyt Sr. and Emma Evelyn Monk Foyt. ), (key) (Bold – Pole position. He won the 1970 Astro Grand Prix, an event that he promoted in his hometown of Houston. He is one of only 12 drivers to have completed the Triple Crown of endurance racing (victories in the 12 Hours of Sebring, 24 Hours of Daytona and 24 Hours of Le Mans). Foyt's success has led to induction in numerous motorsports halls of fame.
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